OpenInvest, a digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, has raised USD10.4 million in a Series A funding round led by QED Investors, with additional participation from Andreessen Horowitz (who led OpenInvest's previous venture round in 2017) SYSTEMIQ, Wireframe Ventures, Yard Ventures and Abstract Ventures.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Belinda Thomas, Partner and Investor Relations at Triple Point, comments on the Government consultation on strengthening the USD2.2 trillion pension fund industry's ability to consider impact investments…
By Dr Andy Sloan (pictured), Guernsey Finance – Guernsey has been identified as an ‘emerging global contender’ in green finance. In a climate currently led by the global commitments made at the United Nations COP 21 conference in 2015, Guernsey has identified green issues as a key strategic objective.
Natixis developed a new Green Weighting Factor methodology which will be applied to analytical RWA on the company’s financing deals in a move to address potential changes in regulation.
Renewables and natural gas replacing coal and nuclear to power industry, transportation and homes is arguably one of the most important structural transformations in global energy infrastructure.
LGT Capital Partners reports that European alternatives managers’ adoption of ESG principals has increased.
Private equity firm Bregal Investments has launched a EUR40 million Bregal Sustainable Development Fund (SD Fund), as part of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.
A new guidance from the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) and the Environmental Resources Management (ERM) organisations examines and builds the business case for environmental, social and governance (ESG) monitoring, reporting and dialogue within the private equity sector.
Driven by the increased momentum in responsible investing, private capital firms are seeing rising investor demand for integrating ESG considerations into the investment process.
The Goodwin London Private Investment Funds team has assisted Ambienta on the raising of its third fund, Ambienta III, with a first and final close after less than three months of active marketing.